Feature Competition


Director: Lukas Dhont
Duration: 1h 45 m
Year: 2022
Country: Belgium
Genre: drama

Festival de Cannes, Gran Premio del Jurado

Festival de Cannes, Palma de Oro
Premios de Cine Independiente Británicos, mejor película
Premios del Cine Europeo, 4 nominaciones, incluyendo mejor película

13 year old Léo (Eden Dambrine) and Rémi (Gustav de Waele) have had an inseparable friendship since childhood, but with the arrival of adolescence suddenly it becomes disrupted. Léo then approaches Rémi's mother to try to understand what happened to what seemed like an unbreakable bond of friendship. A journey of forgiveness, vulnerability and love..

Lukas Dhont

Lukas Dhont was born in Ghent, Belgium. His short films Corps Perdu and L’Infini received numerous prizes. Throughout his studies, he focused on fiction but also explored the possibilities of documentary. His first feature film, Girl, was awarded the Caméra d’or for best first feature at Cannes on its 2018 premiere in Un Certain Regard. Close is his second feature film.